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KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Announces Regional Arts Classical Concert Series 2019/2020

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January 08, 2019
KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Announces Regional Arts Classical Concert Series 2019/2020
 
(West Palm Beach, FL – January 8, 2019)  The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is announcing the 2019/2020 Regional Arts MUSIC At Eight” and MUSIC “At Two” Classical Concert Series, featuring an incredible roster of world-class orchestras and performing artists. Leonard and Sophie Davis sponsor the popular series.
 
Next season, there will be eight MUSIC “At Eight” concerts and four MUSIC “At Two” concerts in the series. All Regional Arts Series concerts will be held in the Kravis Center’s Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall.
 
All of the concerts will feature a Beyond the Stage talk by Sharon McDaniel at 6:45 pm for MUSIC “At Eight” concerts and 12:45 p.m. for MUSIC “At Two.” The Regional Arts Programming Associate and a long-time classical music journalist, McDaniel will provide background information about the concert and discuss elements of interest to all audience members, from music novices to experts. Nancy and Jay Parker sponsor the Beyond the Stage pre-performance talks.
 
Regional Arts Classical Concert Series 2019/2020
 
November 19, 2019 at 8 pm (Tuesday)
(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series)
NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC OF RUSSIA
Vladimir Spivakov, Conductor
Olga Kern, Piano
+ Tchaikovsky/Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, Op. 24
+ Rachmaninoff/Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
+ Stravinsky/Le Baiser de la fée (The Fairy’s Kiss)
+ Tchaikovsky/Suite from The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66a
 
December 16, 2019 at 2 pm (Monday)
(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series)
ORCHESTER WIENER AKADEMIE
(Vienna Academy Orchestra)
Martin Haselböck, Conductor and Organ
Robin Johannsen, Soprano
+ Handel/Organ Concerto in F Major, Op. 4, No. 4
+ Handel/Saeviat tellus inter rigores for Soprano and Orchestra, HWV 240
+ Haydn/“Little Organ Solo Mass:” Benedictus for Soprano, Organ and Orchestra, Hob. XXII:7,5
+ Haydn/Organ Concerto in C Major, Hob XVIII/1
+ Mozart/Introduction and Fugue for Organ Solo, K. 399
+ Mozart/Four sonatas for organ and orchestra
+ Mozart/Exsultate, jubilate for Soprano, Organ and Orchestra, K. 165
Note: Haselböck will play the Kravis Center's George W. Mergens Memorial Organ, a gift to the Center from Alex W. Dreyfoos.
 
January 5, 2020 at 2 pm (Sunday)
(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series)
MIDORI, VIOLIN
JEAN-YVES THIBAUDET, PIANO
All-Beethoven sonata program
 
January 13, 2020 at 8 pm (Monday)
(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series)
WROCLAW PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Giancarlo Guerrero, Conductor
Jan Lisiecki, Piano
+ Chopin/Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
+ Dvorák/Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 (“From the New World”)
 
January 14, 2020 at 2 pm (Tuesday)
(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series)
WROCLAW PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Giancarlo Guerrero, Conductor
Jan Lisiecki, Piano
Program To Be Announced.
 
January 19, 2020 at 8 pm (Sunday)
(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series)
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Mark Wigglesworth, Conductor
Khatia Buniatishvili, Piano
+ Walton/Portsmouth Point Overture
+ Liszt/Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major, S. 125
+ Rachmaninoff/Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27
 
February 17 2020 at 2 pm (Monday)
(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series)
RUSSIAN STATE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Valery Polyansky, Conductor
Polina Osetinskaya, Piano
+ Tchaikovsky/Marche slave in B-flat minor, Op. 31
+ Schumann/Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
+ Tchaikovsky/Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64
 
February 18, 2020 at 8 pm (Tuesday)
(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series)
ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS ORCHESTRA with JOSHUA BELL, Conductor and Violin
+ Paganini/Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Op. 6
+ Brahms/Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98
 
February 23, 2020 at 8 pm (Sunday)
(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series)
WEST-EASTERN DIVAN ENSEMBLE
Michael Barenboim, Conductor
+ Schubert/Rondo in A Major, D. 438
+ Brahms/String Sextet No. 1 in B-flat Major, Op. 18
+ Mendelssohn/String Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20
 
March 17, 2020 at 8 pm (Tuesday)
(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series)
ROTTERDAM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Lahav Shani, Conductor
Emanuel Ax, Piano
+ Brahms/Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15
+ Bartók/Concerto for Orchestra
 
March 22, 2020 at 8 pm   (Sunday)
(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series)
RTÉ NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF IRELAND
José Serebrier, Conductor
Barry Douglas, Piano
+ Dvorák/from Slavonic Dances: Op. 46, No. 1 and Op. 72, No. 2
+ Rachmaninoff/Piano Concerto No. 1 in F-sharp minor, Op. 1
+ Glazunov/The Seasons, Ballet, Op. 67
+ Bill Whelan/Riverdance: A Symphonic Suite            
 
April 6, 2020 at 8 pm   (Monday)
(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series)
CAMERON CARPENTER, ORGAN
Program To Be Announced.
Note: Carpenter will play the Kravis Center's George W. Mergens Memorial Organ, a gift to the Center from Alex W. Dreyfoos.
 
Subscriptions:
Subscription tickets for the 2019/2020 season will start as low as $80 for the four-concert 2 pm series and $160 for the eight-concert 8 pm series. Renewals for current subscribers will be sent out in early 2019.
 
About the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts:
The Kravis Center is a not-for-profit performing arts center located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach, FL. The Center's mission is to enhance the quality of life in Palm Beach County by presenting a diverse schedule of national and international artists and companies of the highest quality, by offering comprehensive arts education programs - serving approximately 2.5 million schoolchildren since its inception; by providing a Palm Beach County home for local and regional arts organizations to showcase their work; and by providing an economic catalyst and community leadership in West Palm Beach, supporting efforts to increase travel and tourism to Palm Beach County. To enhance and elevate the customer experience, the Center has embarked upon a $50 million capital campaign to support a campus redesign and facility expansion that will create a more accessible, comfortable, and pedestrian-friendly venue for the community. Aptly named Kravis 2020: The Future is Now, this campaign is at the heart of the Kravis Center's vision for the future. For information, please visit kravis.org or call the Box Office at 561.832.7469.
 
Contact:
Linda Birdsey, Director of Marketing
(561) 833-8300

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